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Tag Archives: School Tours

Museum Receives Endowment for Garden Curator

Apr

02

The Museum has received an $800,000 gift to name and endow the position of Garden Curator, thanks to the generosity of the Lorena “Lory” Doolittle and her family. The gift allows the Museum to…

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School Tours: Enhancing Creativity and Exploration in Young Minds

Oct

20

On any given weekday at the Museum you will see lines of students filing through the corridors, groups of students completing activities in the Galleries, and clusters of students wandering the Gardens with clipboards examining plants and architectural features.

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Docent Highlight: Sherry Brown

Apr

13

Written by: Sherry Brown Three years ago when struggling for ways to fill my retirement hours, I took a painting class with Allison Watson at Reddi Arts. My table partner was a witty and friendly blonde, Stephanie Welchans. After she quizzed me about my 39 years of contributions in public education, most recently as an […]

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DOCENT HIGHLIGHT: KATHY & DAVE STIMPSON

Feb

26

We are so appreciative to our Docent Corps and this month we highlight this sweet couple for dedicating time to the Museum as Cummer Docents. We are so glad Kathy and Dave moved to Florida in 2005 from Portland, Maine. Kathy attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri and they are both graduates of Western Michigan […]

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TOURS ARE BACK

Sep

14

It is that time of year again. School is back in session and the Education Department is busy preparing for Tours! We offer several choices for Elementary School Tours including Permanent Collection Tours, Garden Tours, and Special Exhibition Tours. All of our Tours include multiple fun activities! These activities may include viewing artwork in the […]

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Introducing Matthew Patterson, Museum Educator

Jul

15

At the beginning of June I became the newest addition to the Education staff here at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens. I filled the open position of Museum Educator and…

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